U+56BC was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block CJK Unified Ideographs in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as prattle, be glib. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ju.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+56BC behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 9A BC
UTF-16 56 BC
UTF-32 00 00 56 BC
URL-Quoted %E5%9A%BC
HTML-Escape 嚼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嚼
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) ED C4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 F0
Pīnyīn ju
IRG_GSource G0-3D40
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5370
IRG_KPSource KP0-E6C
IRG_KSource K0-6D44
IRG_TSource T1-7965
BigFive C45A
CCCII 21375F
CNS1986 1-7965
CNS1992 1-7965
EACC 21375F
GB0 2932
GB1 2932
Jis0 5180
KSC0 7736
MainlandTelegraph 0920
TaiwanTelegraph 0920
Xerox 255:242


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK
General Category (gc) Other Letter
Script (sc) Han
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) None
Decomposition Mapping (dm) 嚼
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嚼
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嚼
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嚼
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嚼
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嚼
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嚼
Case Folding (cf) 嚼
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嚼
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Wide
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) 嚼
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
kIICore (kIICore) AGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-3D40
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5370
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E6C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6D44
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7965
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0437.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04602
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10704.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0214.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) C45A
kCangjie (kCangjie) RBWI
kCantonese (kCantonese) ziu6 zoek3 zoek6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21375F
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 294.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7965
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7965
kCowles (kCowles) 4521
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0437.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) prattle, be glib
kEACC (kEACC) 21375F
kFenn (kFenn) 851D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 49.05 51.04 121.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6204.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 2932
kGB1 (kGB1) 2932
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10704.080
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jué(15)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10704.080:jué,jiáo
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0709
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAMU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHAKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5180
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0214.180
kKorean (kKorean) CAK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E6C6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7736
kLau (kLau) 1387 1525
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0920
kMandarin (kMandarin) jué
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1180
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3321
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04602
kNelson (kNelson) 1016
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 105
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4451+30.3.18
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.18
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.18
kSBGY (kSBGY) 503.11
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0920
kTang (kTang) dzhiɑk
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 20
kXerox (kXerox) 255:242
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0567.060:jiáo 0573.010:jiào 0619.040:jué
Line Break (lb) Ideographic
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) 嚼
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) OLetter
Simple Case Folding (scf) 嚼
Script Extension (scx) Han
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)